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net-snmp-5.4.2.1 security update

Posted by Rodrigo Bistolfi at Jan 14, 2009 09:22 PM |

An updated net-snmp package for VL 5.9 and VL 5.9.1 has been released from our Slackware base. This package is a security patch which prevents a possible denial of service (DOS) issue.

  • Package: net-snmp-5.4.2.1-i486-1_slack12.0.tlz
  • MD5: 5f01e3f0632ec25c91711fd4d35a820b
  • Package Size: 1760K
  • Installed Size: 8020K
  • Sources: net-snmp
net-snmp (Simple Network Management Protocol tools)

Various tools relating to the Simple Network Management Protocol:
An extensible agent
An SNMP library
Tools to request or set information from SNMP agents
Tools to generate and handle SNMP traps
A version of the unix 'netstat' command using SNMP
A graphical Perl/Tk/SNMP based mib browser

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Ruby-1.8.6_p287 security update

Posted by Rodrigo Bistolfi at Jan 14, 2009 09:14 PM |

A new Ruby package from our Slackware base has been released for VL 5.9 and VL 5.9.1. This package is a bugfix and security patch release.

  • Package: ruby-1.8.6_p287-i486-1_slack12.0.tlz
  • MD5: dd23009bf2ac49dc522c28284a67b6a5
  • Package Size: 2.13 MB
  • Installed Size: 20.18 MB
  • Sources: ruby source
ruby (Interpreted object-oriented scripting language)

Ruby is an interpreted scripting language for quick and easy object-oriented programming. It has many features to process text files and to do system management tasks (as in Perl). It is simple, straight-forward, and extensible.

www.ruby-lang.org/

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Xine-lib-1.1.16.1 security update

Posted by Rodrigo Bistolfi at Jan 14, 2009 09:06 PM |

The latest version of Xine-lib is available for VectorLinux 5.9 and 6.0 fixing bugs and minor security issues.

  • Package: xine-lib-1.1.16.1-i686-1vl60.tlz
  • MD5: 972117ab199d6e318bcf091e747844a6
  • Package Size: 2797K
  • Installed Size: 7770K
  • Sources: xine-lib
  • Package: xine-lib-1.1.16.1-i686-1vl59.tlz
  • MD5: 10462df505f55aeef8baa8aca83769d7
  • Package Size: 2830K
  • Installed Size: 7700K
  • Sources: xine-lib
xine-lib (a high quality multi-media plaback library)

xine-lib is a free, high-performance multimedia playback engine. The xine share libraries are used by xine-ui and a number of other front end pckages to provide high quality video and audio playback from source including DVDs, VCDs and streaming sources

License: GPL
Author: Siegfried Langauf & others
Website: http://xinehq.de/

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Samba-3.0.33 security update

Posted by Rodrigo Bistolfi at Jan 04, 2009 08:51 AM |

A new samba package is now available for VL 6.0. This is a security patch which closes a known vulerability. Anyone running VL 6.0 release candidate 1.5 or earlier as well as any of the alpha or beta builds will likely want to upgrade samba. The new package is already in the patches repository.

  • Package: samba-3.0.33-i486-1_slack12.1.tlz
  • MD5: fe46c66a71a45c9c7d6d35834585d343
  • Package Size: 11.88 MB
  • Installed Size: 53.93 MB
  • Sources: Samba-3.0.33
samba (SMB file and print server)

Samba is an SMB file and print server for SMB and CIFS clients. It allows you to make file space or printers on a Samba host available to any PCs running SMB clients (such as PCs running Windows).

If you have any SMB servers (such as Windows NT/2K Server), you may be able to replace them by or supplement them with Samba. One of Samba's big strengths is integration, so you can use it to tie together your Linux hosts and Windows PC clients.

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Thunderbird-2.0.0.19 security update

Posted by Rodrigo Bistolfi at Jan 02, 2009 07:41 AM |

The latest version of the Mozilla Thunderbird e-mail client is available for VL 5.9 and VL 6.0. This package is a security patch that closes several known vulnerabilities rated as "moderate" by Mozilla.org. Details can be found at: Mozilla.org. Users who installed an earlier version of Thunderbird from the repository who are concerned about these issues may want to upgrade right away.

As soon as we have had some user feedback and know that this package is solid it will be moved to extra.

thunderbird (Mozilla Thunderbird mail application)

Mozilla Thunderbird is a redesign of the Mozilla mail component written using the XUL user interface language. Thunderbird makes emailing safer, faster, and easier than ever before with the industry's best implementations of features such as intelligent spam filters, built-in RSS reader, quick search, and much more.


License: MPL 1.1/GPL 2.0/LGPL 2.1
Author: Initial Developer - Netscape Communications Corporation
Website: http://www.mozilla.org/projects/thunderbird/
  • Package: thunderbird-2.0.0.19-i586-1vl59.tlz
  • MD5: 2cd55ae0f1253db32426934093d1bf3c
  • Package Size: 8.29 MB
  • Installed Size: 30.05 MB
  • Sources: mozilla-thunderbird-5.9
  • Package: thunderbird-2.0.0.19-i586-1vl60.tlz
  • MD5: cbabed54851968c964e1019e62853cca
  • Package Size: 8.53 MB
  • Installed Size: 30.69 MB
  • Sources: mozilla-thunderbird-6.0

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Firefox security update

Posted by Rodrigo Bistolfi at Dec 22, 2008 04:24 AM |

The Mozilla Foundation announced a new release of Mozilla Firefox to fix security issues. The version 3.0.5 is available now for both 5.9 and 6.0 VectorLinux versions.

Firefox (Mozilla Firefox Web Browser)

Firefox 3 is the next generation release of the award-winning
Firefox web browser from Mozilla.
To comply with Mozilla trademarks and to assure quality control
this is the official Mozilla build packaged for VectorLinux.


License: MPL 1.1/GPL 2.0/LGPL 2.1
Author: Mozilla Foundation
Website: http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/

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Firefox security update

Posted by Rodrigo Bistolfi at Nov 18, 2008 07:10 AM |

Firefox 3.0.4 for VL 5.9, VL 5.9.1 and 6.0 is available from the VectorLinux repository. Please note that this is a security patch and bugfix release. If you are running Firefox 3.0.3 or earlier you probably should upgrade to this package. As soon as we have adequate testing reports it will be moved to the patches repository. If you use a language pack, you will need to reinstall it.

  • Package: firefox-3.0.4-i586-1vl59.tlz
  • MD5: bffa481a73384f3b080957a70ddee12c
  • Package Size: 7.26 MB
  • Installed Size: 25.36 MB
  • Package: firefox-3.0.4-i586-1vl60.tlz
  • MD5: 38d4b580204b9cd5596ead3f3c3e0f2a
  • Package Size: 7.27 MB
  • Installed Size: 25.36 MB

Source: http://vectorlinux.osuosl.org/veclinux-5.9/source/testing/net/firefox
Source: http://vectorlinux.osuosl.org/veclinux-current/source/testing/net/firefox

Firefox (Mozilla Firefox Web Browser)

Firefox 3 is the next generation release of the award-winning Firefox web browser from Mozilla. To comply with Mozilla trademarks, and to assure quality control, this is the official Mozilla build, packaged for VectorLinux.

License: MPL 1.1/GPL 2.0/LGPL 2.1 Author: Mozilla Foundation Website: http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/

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Cups security update

Posted by Rodrigo Bistolfi at Nov 17, 2008 07:18 AM |

The latest version of CUPS (Common UNIX Printing System) is available for VL 5.9 and 6.0. Please note that this is a security patch and bugfix release. If you are running cups 1.3.8 or earlier you probably should upgrade to this package.

Please also note that this package is in the patches repository. VL 6.0 users should now enable patches in gslapt or in their /etc/slapt-get/slapt-getrc file.

  • Package: cups-1.3.9-i486-1_slack12.0.tlz
  • MD5: 94116ff3d777bfcc0ec08581c2cf8944
  • Package Size: 2.15 MB
  • Installed Size: 12.00 MB
  • Package: cups-1.3.9-i486-1_slack12.1.tlz
  • MD5: fec99d7896a3091bc178e50d6691ff1c
  • Package Size: 2.15 MB
  • Installed Size: 12.8 MB

Sources: http://vectorlinux.osuosl.org/veclinux-current/source/patches/base/cups
Sources: http://vectorlinux.osuosl.org/veclinux-5.9/source/patches/base/cups

CUPS (Common UNIX Printing System)

The Common UNIX Printing System provides a portable printing layer for UNIX(R)-like operating systems. It has been developed by Easy Software Products to promote a standard printing solution for all UNIX vendors and users. CUPS uses the Internet Printing Protocol ("IPP") as the basis for managing print jobs and queues. The CUPS package includes System V and Berkeley command-line interfaces, a PostScript RIP package for supporting non-PostScript printer drivers, and tools for creating additional printer drivers and other CUPS services.

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GnuTls security update

Posted by Rodrigo Bistolfi at Nov 17, 2008 07:10 AM |

The latest version of Gnutls is available for VL 5.9 and 6.0. Please note that this is a security patch and bugfix release. Also note that this package is in the patches repository. VL 6.0 users should now enable patches in gslapt or in their /etc/slapt-get/slapt-getrc file.

Warning: Please note that this package may cause breakage of some existing apps. We are particularly concerned about pidgin, amsn, and vlc. If this package breaks anything on your system please report it ASAP so that new, replacement packages can be built.

  • Package: gnutls-2.6.1-i486-1_slack12.0.tlz
  • MD5: bbc10131a81f886ef4186786cc77fd61
  • Package Size: 1358K
  • Installed Size: 3360K
  • Package: gnutls-2.6.1-i486-1_slack12.1.tlz
  • MD5: 03f4a5239e8a2400e2a5ea78fdc33665
  • Package Size: 1357K
  • Installed Size: 3350K

Sources: http://vectorlinux.osuosl.org/veclinux-current/source/patches/net/gnutls
Sources: Sources: http://vectorlinux.osuosl.org/veclinux-5.9/source/patches/net/gnutls

gnutls (GNU TLS library)

This is a TLS (Transport Layer Security) 1.0 and SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) 3.0 implementation. In brief, GnuTLS can be described as a library which offers an API to access secure communication protocols. These protocols provide privacy over insecure lines, and were designed to prevent eavesdropping, tampering, or message forgery.

Homepage: http://www.gnu.org/software/gnutls/

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Seamonkey security update

Posted by Rodrigo Bistolfi at Nov 17, 2008 06:49 AM |

A new Seamonkey 1.1.13 for VL 5.8, 5.9, 5.9.1 and the 6.0 alpha releases is available. This is a security patch and bugfix release. If you are running seamonkey 1.1.12 or earlier you probably should upgrade to this package. As soon as we have adequate testing reports it will be moved to the patches repository assuming all is well.

  • Package: seamonkey-1.1.13-i586-1vl58.tlz
  • MD5: f6d447096d4e20e0f226f1c9e1772af3
  • Package Size: 18.51 MB
  • Installed Size: 75.79 MB
  • Package: seamonkey-1.1.13-i586-1vl59.tlz
  • MD5: bcaf63d39a9d3581f8188690bbc7e9b0
  • Package Size: 18.20 MB
  • Installed Size: 74.34 MB
  • Package: seamonkey-1.1.13-i586-1vl60.tlz
  • MD5: f7729b55e143106d251ca11e04026eb7
  • Package Size: 18.07 MB
  • Installed Size: 74.25 MB

Sources: http://vectorlinux.osuosl.org/veclinux-5.8/source/testing/net/seamonkey
Sources: http://vectorlinux.osuosl.org/veclinux-5.9/source/testing/net/seamonkey
Sources: http://vectorlinux.osuosl.org/veclinux-6.0/source/testing/net/seamonkey

SeaMonkey (an open-source web browser suite)

The SeaMonkey browser suite. SeaMonkey features a state-of-the-art web browser and powerful email client, as well as a WYSIWYG web page composer and a feature-rich IRC chat client. For web developers, mozilla.org's DOM inspector and JavaScript debugger tools are included as well.

Visit the SeaMonkey project at this URL:
http://www.seamonkey-project.org/

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Firefox 2.0.0.14

Posted by Rodrigo Bistolfi at May 06, 2008 11:30 AM |

Firefox security update

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Ardour 2.3.1

Posted by Rodrigo Bistolfi at Apr 19, 2008 07:01 AM |
Filed under: Packages & Updates

Digital Audio Workstation

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Firefox 3.0.3 security upgrade

Posted by Rodrigo Bistolfi |
Filed under: Packages & Updates

Mozilla Firefox 3.0.3 is available to solve security issues. Those who are still running the 2.x versions and want to use the latest browser from the Mozilla Foundation will need to uninstall it before installing this package. Please note that the language packs are not available yet.

mozilla-firefox (Mozilla Firefox Web browser) This project is a redesign of the Mozilla browser component written using the XUL user interface language. Firefox empowers you to browse faster, more safely and more efficiently than with any other browser. Visit the Mozilla Firefox project online: http://www.mozilla.org/projects/firefox/

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